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  • Sam Clipperton
    Age: 23
    Background:
    Sam Clipperton, one of Australia's rising stars, enjoyed success with the elite Godolphin operation, for which he rode five G2 wins, before relocating to Hong Kong for the 2016/17 season. He finished his debut Hong Kong campaign with 40 wins to place joint-fifth in the premiership standings. He competed in showjumping and eventing and also some rodeo in his youth before discovering horse racing as a teenager. He left school at 15 and joined the stable of eight-time Sydney champion jockey and Hall of Famer Ron Quinton. Clipperton made his race-riding debut aboard Nine Dragons at Wyong on 16 July, 2010. His breakthrough came the following season in which he notched 23 wins. In 2014 he became the first rider since Bobby El-Issa 20 years earlier to win the Sydney apprentice title twice in succession. His best season to date came in 2014/15 as he racked up 81 wins. He notched a first G1 win in March, 2016 atop Peeping in the Coolmore Classic for his old boss and mentor Quinton, who also guided Hugh Bowman's early career. He partnered his first four-timer at Rosehill on 19 December, 2015.
    Achievements:
    Two-time Sydney Champion Apprentice (2012/13, 2013/14).
    Notable Race Wins Include:
    Coolmore Classic (2016 Peeping), All Aged Stakes (2016 English), G3 Lion Rock Trophy (2017 Booming Delight)
    Hong Kong Career Wins (at start of 2017/18 season):
    40 (win strike rate: 8.13%).


    17/18 Season Up to Race Meeting of 22/10/2017
    Nationality : AUS No. of Wins : 8 Total Rides : 52
    Stakes won : $ 6,859,200 No. of 2nds : 7 Win % : 15.38%
    No. of Wins in past 10 race days : 7 No. of 3rds : 4    
    Avg. JKC points in Past 10 race days : 16.0 No. of 4ths : 3    
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    14/10/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 0 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    11509/12AWT-12003GDARIZONA BLIZZARD5069J SizeTT /H/P11104126
    11404/13TURFC16002GFRIENDS OF KA YING12087P O'SullivanTT /V1086120
    11308/14TURFC14004GPENZANCE6050D J HallCP-/H/B11170125
    11210/12AWT-12004GDI'M THE WON FOR U6051F C LorTT1054124
    11113/14TURFC18004GFANCY MUSIC12059P O'SullivanB/H1091132
    11010/13TURFC14004GDIAMOND LEGEND11054P O'SullivanB1130128
    11/10/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    10802/12TURFB12003GHARBOUR ALERT10073P O'SullivanCP1292128
    10601/10TURFB16503GGOLD LAND3072A S CruzTT /B1155126
    10512/12TURFB16504GCASA MASTER1047M J FreedmanTT /B-/V11198120
    10402/9TURFB18003GLOTUS STRIKES BACK1069M J FreedmanB1034124
    10306/12TURFB12004GLETSGOFREE7050K W LuiB971123
    08/10/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 1 2nd 2 3rd 0 )
    9902/14AWT-16503GDRED MARVEL3074J SizeTT /H/P1081128
    9806/13TURFB+212003GGLORIOUS PARTNERS2066D J Hall1123120
    9712/14AWT-16504GDUNIQUE JOYOUS11054K L ManV1186127
    9609/10TURFB+216003GTOP ACT3069M J FreedmanTT /H-/V21147120
    9502/14TURFB+214004GENDEARING6058M J FreedmanTT /CP1138132
    9301/12TURFB+212004GE MASTER4052K L Man1179125
    9108/10TURFB+210004RGEMPIRE OF PATCH2057P O'Sullivan1095125
    05/10/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 10 ( Win 0 2nd 1 3rd 1 )
    9002/12TURFA18002GDINOZZO4090J Size1058119
    8703/12TURFA12003GBACK IN BLACK3072P O'SullivanTT1074127
    8604/12TURFA12004GPLANET STAR10052P O'Sullivan1183126
    8510/11TURFA18004GBO DUKE11054P F YiuTT /V1069126
    01/10/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 24 ( Win 2 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    8112/14TURFA+314003GYCALCULATION14080J SizeH1089133
    7708/11TURFA+316004GLITTLE FANTASY5048K L ManTT /B1203122
    7609/9TURFA+314004GLAUGH OUT LOUD5056K L ManB1155129
    7501/9TURFA+312004GBOSSIEE7046D CruzTT /B1157120
    7301/10TURFA+312004GGRADE ONE2044P O'SullivanB1174119
    27/09/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    7206/12TURFC+312003GFARM RUNDA11076J SizeTT /B1176129
    7104/12TURFC+316503GFLOTUS STRIKES BACK7069M J FreedmanB1041120
    6812/12TURFC+316505GFG-ONE UNION8038P O'SullivanTT /B21145131
    6501/12TURFC+312004GFDIAMOND LEGEND11049P O'SullivanB1129125
    24/09/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 18 ( Win 1 2nd 1 3rd 0 )
    6406/14TURFA14002GENCOUNTER9090J Size1155127
    6311/13TURFA14003GBANK ON RED13070J SizeH/XB1053125
    6111/14TURFA12003GQUICK RETURN4065C S ShumTT11125121
    5902/11TURFA14004GRED ELYSEES9057K L ManB1129132
    5701/14TURFA12004GENDEARING2051M J FreedmanTT1/B-/CP11133125
    5606/12AWT-12005WSGREAT TOPLIGHT9040C FownesTT /P21072133
    5507/8TURFA18004GUNIQUE JOYOUS3056K L ManV1188129
    20/09/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 16 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 1 )
    5303/12TURFC12003GFFANTASTIC FEELING7080D E Ferraris1219133
    5208/11TURFC16504GFCASA MASTER1049M J FreedmanTT /B1206124
    4701/12TURFC12004GFLETSGOFREE9045K W LuiB972121
    10/09/2017  Sha Tin
    Jockey Challenge Points : 8 ( Win 0 2nd 0 3rd 2 )
    2806/12AWT-12003GDARIZONA BLIZZARD6071J SizeTT /H1097120
    2303/10TURFC14004GRED ELYSEES6056K L ManB1125129
    2106/10TURFC16004GEVEREST5059W Y SoV-1134133
    1903/9TURFC12004GLAUGH OUT LOUD7056K L ManB1142131
    06/09/2017  Happy Valley
    Jockey Challenge Points : 12 ( Win 1 2nd 0 3rd 0 )
    1707/12TURFA16503GBANK ON RED5070J SizeH/XB1050125
    1608/12TURFA12003GPRIMERO6065J MooreB1076121
    1201/8TURFA16504GBO DUKE4049P F YiuTT /V1072123
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